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city initiatives -- you know, this -- the schering economy working group will interface with or connect with, and how does it fit in with existing strategic goals and plans of the city? >> i think our director of environment in our city has issued a goal for 2020, being mission -- emission free, carbon neutral. that is something that when you think about the economic impact of these new business models, it can contribute quite greatly to that. i am going to answer the question a little bit differently -- i have been inspired by this space considerably. there's a lot more opportunity. cars, so many assets we have in our society. as a city, we own buildings, cubicles, museums, golf courses, so much that we have -- >> yes, but it is our property, right? >> yes. that is a very good point. stewards of these resources, and they are often underutilized resources, so how do we improve access to those? there is a lot to learn from this that could be applied to the public comments. >> thank you. let's open it up. do we have a microphone for people to come to? ok, we will just it old school. if yo
modes of production, consumption, and governance. the sharing economy is driven by economic, environmental, and social crisis, also new technologies come a new culture of sharing, and a new generation, the first one raised on the net where schering is part of their value system -- where sharing is part of their value system. there is car sharing, open source software. co-working and the collaborative consumption companies with us today. many of the legacy institutions have lost their capacity to serve in some cases. or they have lost their credibility. all of these types of innovations, these share rubble innovations -- shareable innovations are on the rise. they are not centrally- controlled, one-size-fits-all solutions. instead, the increase access to resources locally and globally through market driven and volunteer-based platforms that unleashed the creativity of citizens to create an exchange value directly with each other. it is very adaptable to local conditions. with this economic shift, there is also a cultural shift. we are rediscovering that the good life is about
of the wedge of the schering economy. it has kind of open the doors. -- of the schering -- the schering -- the sharing economy. that is our last question. i want to close quickly just by saying that our view about technology is that he is not an inanimate object that controls our destiny. it is something that we decide and what we want. i feel like this is a very constructive conversation that is a stark about what kind of society we want to have, what kind of people we want to have. i want to thank the mayor, spur, our awesome panelists for a very rewarding panel. thank you. [applause]
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